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Open source solutions impact our daily lives in an interesting variety of ways. Read our collection of articles on how open source technologies are making lives better.

18 reasons to use Gnome on its 18th birthday

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In honor of the Gnome desktop's 18th birthday on August 15, we've rounded up 18 reasons to toast Gnome and its gnice community.Read more

Vulkan API progress, new games for Linux, and more gaming news

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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at the progress around the 3D graphics and compute API Vulkan, Ubuntu developers...Read more

Gnome turns 18, new tools for Docker, Kali Linux 2.0, and more news

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at new tools for Docker, Kali Linux 2.0, and more! Open source news roundup...Read more

Top 5: LibreOffice, Dolphin, Docker, Linux and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, our readers loved stories about LibreOffice 5, Priyanka Nag's My Linux Story, a tutorial for the KDE file manager Dolphin,...Read more

Waving the open source flag in Australia

Aimee Maree Forsstrom is an early open source advocate, who has worked in IT since 2000 building new code management practices for government and...Read more

A beautiful, super-thin laptop that makes Fedora shine

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Anderson Silva reviews the ASUS Zenbook UX305, an ultra-portable notebook computer that runs Fedora Linux beautifully.Read more

Founder of Open Source Hardware Association shares her story

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Alicia Gibb chats with us about teaching herself electronics, establishing the Open Source Hardware Association, and increasing diversity in tech.Read more

Go wide: Open source advocacy on Twitter

Wisely used, Twitter can be an outstanding tool for getting the word out about open source solutions.Read more